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So last night sucked. In an I hate all goths and I wish I was dead kind of way. I have no idea why. Nothing overtly bad happened, but the people I wanted to meet didn't speak to me, and I just felt bored and self conscious and was filled with irrational hatred for people in smaller corsets than me and particularly for that BINT in the monster fishnets who seemed to have forgotten her skirt.

So anyway, another day, another chance not to fuck it all up - so here is some slightly random survey from mhw

Do you like having your picture taken?
More than I used to, but I still want to be able to censor the results.

If you could go anywhere in the world where would you go and why?
Teothuacan. Cos I don't think they let people go there anymore.

Have you ever done crossword puzzles?
Only easy ones. I do the Guardian quick crossword at work, which is really too easy, and the Big Issue quick one which is often quite hard. The only cryptic I ever attempt is the Metro's, which is just about easy enough for me.

Pick up the closest book and write a sentence at random from it:
"I know that most people want the short uninteresting answer rather than the long interesting one, so I try to remember that when they ask me questions that could have long answers if they only understood them."

Do the same with a lyric from either a cd or the radio:
"All I ask is to live each moment free from the last"

Have you ever tried to analyze your own dreams?
All the time, it's not hard - my subconscious is very obvious...

Can you sing?
Only very badly.

Do you ever sing to yourself while doing everyday tasks?
If no-one is around, yeah.

What's your favorite color of post-it note?
Lilac, predictably

Have you ever lied to get off the phone or out of talking to someone on line?
Yes, but these days I tend to just say "I have to go now", rather than making up an excuse.

Is your vcr flashing 12:00 all the time?
No, but I can't be arsed setting the clock on the microwave.

Do you read your horoscope?
Sometimes, but I try to avoid it, and when I accidentally do I make sure to read all of them, just to avoid thinking it means anything.

Would you rather chew gum or use mouthwash and why?
Gum, although I don't see them as equivalent.

How many times a year about are you sick?
I'm mostly pretty healthy, except for stress and depression.

Ever been in an airplane?
Quite a few times in the last few years, but I've recently sworn not to catch internal flights anymore.

What radio station do you listen to most?
I hardly ever listen to the radio.

Do you know how to play dominoes?
You line them up and knock them down, don't you?

What color are your eyes?
Blue grey

How many surveys have you filled out this lifetime?
Many. I always used to like them ,even before I was online I used to do psychology quizzes out of books and lie in wait for market research people. I'm weird like that.

Name one person your life is made better by:
Jon

Can you do math with ease?
I'm fine with everyday stuff, and a bit of geometry etc, but I never got the hang of anything past matrices.

Are you a vegetarian?
Nope. I was for a few years, but it didn't ever feel like me.

How about an aspiring actor/actress:
I gave up on that idea at the age of 12.

Which movie can you watch and say the lines along with the actors?
None, I think. Well, maybe Rocky Horror, some of it.

Name one of your passions in life.
Organising things right, which is just sad, really.

What's your least favorite time of day?
Morning before it's light if I have to get up. Or the early hours if I have insomnia.

What color is the inside of your head when you close your eyes?
Very, very dark green, like trees by the side of the road in the dark.

Ever listen to classical music?
Not often, if you mean real classical, but I listen to Philip Glass and Michael Nyman and Arvo Part.

Have you ever said 'lol' in real life without thinking about it?
*shudder*. I don't think I've even said it online, ever.

What is the best present you've ever given someone else?
I don't know, the things that I think are good presents may not seem to be to other people. Maybe the corsetI got Paul.

What is the best present someone else has ever given to you?
My phone, without a doubt.

Do you wear a watch?
Yes, but it often bugs me so I have to take it off.

Write one sentence stating what you want people to say about you after you've passed on
Er, "bloody hell she was old?" I don't know really, sometimes I think it would be better to be forgotten.

Describe the ideal superpower and what you would do if you had it.
Teleportation. I could visit everywhere I ever wanted to see, and save so much time, and steal stuff.

Name something you've done in the last 24 hours no matter how big or small:
Bought a corset.

Do you wear necklaces, bracelets, anklets, earrings, rings?
Piercing jewelry that I never take out. Plus sometimes necklaces and bracelets. I find rings too annoying even though I like them.

What's on your computer desk?
Keyboard, mouse mat, mouse, monitor, a glass, digital camera, sets of drawers full of stuff, a hi-fi, lamp, mirror, miniature sewing machine, a dirty bowl, speakers, the book I just wrote a quote from, CD case, tape case, a box of useless floppies and a spoon.

When you're talking do you ever use your hands to do quotation marks in the air when saying certain words?
No I usually just use a sarcastic tone of voice.

Do you think you're pretty?
No.I know I have to work at it.

What's in your fridge right now?
Milk, bread, pesto, a lot of nail varnish, saffron, balti paste, mayonnaise, orange juice, diet coke, one beer, spuds, a pack of chicken and some vegetables that need using up.

How many people do you live with?
Two and a half.

What is the strangest thing you've ever done?
Told some strange and pointless lies to people I like and respect and who probably didn't need me to try and make myself more interesting.

Name an instrument you've never played but would like to.
If I could just be suddenly good at it I'd like to play drums for Beltaine.

What is the worst thing anyone could ever do to you?
If you're talking about likely things, rather than murder and torture and stuff, probably turn on me with sudden hatred and viciousness. It's happened a couple of times in my life, and it makes me suicidal every time.

Are you a fast typer?
Not very

Describe how you sleep:
Naked, badly, with my cuddly triceratops, on my back.

Have you ever read a book and not understood it? If so which one?
Not all the way through - what would be the point?

Do people pick up your slang language more than you pick up theirs?
No.

Have you ever bought anything just because it was a fad?
It never feels like it's for that reason, but in retrospect, probably.

What would you like to do with your life?
Stuff.

Do you bite your nails?
Not since I was at school

Tell me about your dream last night.
Trish had light up nipples, and there was a man in a soldier suit like on the Quality Street tin.

Are people's perceptions of you usually correct?
I think they think I'm more organised, more manipulative and cleverer than I really am.

When they start sending rockets to the moon for us civilians, will you be on the list to go?
Only if I'm very rich by then, which I doubt.

Have you ever written anything on your skin?
I used to draw ankhs and stuff on my hands.

What color are most of your clothes?
Black and purple. And red.

Are things as bad as they seem?
I bloody well hope not.

Do you like to look people in the eye?
I like them to look me in the eye, but they mostly don't.

Comments

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dennyd
9th Mar, 2003 08:28 (UTC)
Teleportation. I could visit everywhere I ever wanted to see, and save so much time, and steal stuff.

*applause*
pavlos
9th Mar, 2003 08:32 (UTC)
Q.E.D. ?

Pavlos
purplerabbits
9th Mar, 2003 08:39 (UTC)
Wha? Confused now - was I supposed to be proving something?
pavlos
9th Mar, 2003 09:03 (UTC)
The book! The phrase sounded as it could have been Feynman.

Pavlos
purplerabbits
9th Mar, 2003 09:08 (UTC)
Ah. No, it's from Speed of Dark by Elizabeth Moon. It's written from the point of view of an autistic.
trishpiglet
9th Mar, 2003 09:06 (UTC)
Trish had light up nipples,

The best I can manage is a perky general glow over the whole breast. Not specific or nearly bright enough. Sorry, hon.
xxx
ex_pipistre
9th Mar, 2003 09:20 (UTC)
i'm sorry if i wasn't sociable last night..feeling ill and grumpy.
i must say i was filled with irrational rage at her- without -a -skirt too, especially as she seems to be a fixture at ascension. i really don't want to see her cellulite hanging through the cracks in her giant fishnets!
purplerabbits
9th Mar, 2003 09:23 (UTC)
Well my hatred came from the other size of her size from you. I guess that my body image problems also make me hate people for stupid reasons, but really, you slagging people off for being too big isn't gonna make me feel any better, you know.
ex_pipistre
9th Mar, 2003 09:27 (UTC)
i'm sorry, i didn't mean it like that! i meant that that outfit would have looked awful on anyone, regardless of size. she was pretty small actually.
you looked really good in your corset last night, far better than she did.
i wish i could explain myself better.
sparrowpunk
9th Mar, 2003 10:15 (UTC)
> and particularly for that BINT in the monster fishnets who seemed to have forgotten her skirt.

it's a wonder she didn't catch her death of cold... it was a fairly bad night for most people, i think. kylie minogue. at what is usually not that bad a night. truly the end times are upon us.. :P
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